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Regional Director

Welcome to Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board. We conduct elections, investigate charges of unfair labor practices, and protect the rights of workers to act together, serving parts of Illinois and Indiana from our office in downtown Chicago. If you have questions or wish to file a charge or petition for election, please visit our office or call and ask for the Information Officer on duty. We can arrange to have someone speak with you in the language of your choice. We are also happy to provide speakers and materials to promote a greater understanding of the National Labor Relations Act.

Check out the NLRB Region 13 Facebook page for the latest information on complaints, as well as ALJ and Regional Director decisions, from cases in the Chicago Regional Office.

News From the Region

On April 18, 2014, the Regional Director of the Chicago Office of the National Labor Relations Board, Peter Sung Ohr, and the Chairman and Commissioner of the Chicago Commission on Human Relations, Mona Noriega, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen cooperation and collaboration between the Chicago Regional Office of the NLRB and the Chicago Commission on Human Relations.

Regional Director, Peter Sung Ohr, has issued a Decision in 13-RC-121359 finding the Grant-in-aid scholarship football players are employees under the NLRA and has directed an election to take place.

The parties have until April 9, 2014 to file with the Board in Washington, D.C. a Request for Review of the Decision.

The Decision is posted on the NLRB webpage and can be found here. 

The winter months have been a busy time for Region 13’s outreach efforts. Our staff provided presentations for various organizations and community groups. Below are a couple of the highlights.


On November 13, 2013, Liz Galliano and Liz Cortez provided an overview of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) to the U.S. Department of Labor- Office of Federal Contracts Compliance Programs and Wage and Hour Divisions.



Regional Case Developments

Case Namesort ascending Case Number Case Activity Issuance Date
Yellowstone International Mailing 13-RC-020399 Board Decision 09/27/2000
Yellow Transit Freight Lines, Inc. 13-CA-007686 Board Decision 04/29/1969
Yellow Transit Freight Lines, Inc. 13-CA-007686 Board Decision 10/27/1969
Yellow Freight System of Indiana 13-CA-031228 Board Decision 03/24/1999
Yellow Freight System 13-CA-031963 Board Decision 04/28/1995
Yellow Cab Co. 13-CA-014142 Board Decision 06/07/1977
XMGM Refrigeration 13-CA-029824 Board Decision 05/21/1992
Wyman-Gordon Co. 13-RC-004916 Board Decision 01/18/1957
Wyman-Gordon Co. 13-C-002176 Board Decision 06/20/1945
Wyman-Gordon Co. 13-RC-006265 Board Decision 05/01/1959


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